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Title

Portrait of Rodney Milgate

1966-1967


Artist

Eric John Smith

Australia

1919 - 20 Feb 2017


About

This work was a finalist in the 1966 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1967.


Details


Place where the work was made

Bondi Junction Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1966-1967


Media category

Painting


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint, collage on canvas on hardboard


Dimensions

174.2 x 121.2 cm board; 176.6 x 123.9 x 2.8 cm frame :

0 - Whole, 174.6 x 122 cm, Old curator's catalogue card


Signature & date

Signed and dated bot. c., black synthetic polymer paint "ERIC SMITH/ 67".


Credit

Purchased 1967


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OA29.1967


Archibald Prize

- 1966


Artist information

Eric John Smith

Works in the collection

13


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Edmund Capon AM, OBE and Ursula Prunster, Face to face: Australian portraits, Sydney, 1986, (illus.). cat.no. 38

Ann Proudfoot (Curator), An expanded view: the Mary Turner Collection at Orange Regional Gallery, 'List of works', pg. 117-124, Orange, 2011, 121.

1967 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1967, 19. cat.no. 21

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 03 Jun 1967.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Sun-Herald, Sydney, 28 May 1967.

Unknown (Editor), Sunday telegraph, Sydney, 28 May 1967.